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Gosau - Moments of Bliss

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Enjoyment always comes first during a holiday in the Gosau Valley: No matter if in the saddle, on "Shank's pony", on the wall, on two planks or in the grove. In Gosau, in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, there is always something going on whatever the season! Picturesque "Glücksplätze" (places of happiness) and plenty of events ensure the right mix. Sometimes up, sometimes down! But always with lots of lifeblood. Let yourself be surprised! See you in the Gosau Valley!



Theme world "Sights & Experiences"

Start of the season for Gosaukamm cable car & Hiking region "Zwieselalm"

The alpine pasture area of the "Dachstein West hiking region" in Gosau offers numerous hiking opportunities - from easy and stroller-friendly to difficult multi-day tours. Hiking with the whole family - in the Salzkammergut, of course.

Hiking, water sports, climbing and much more: nature experience Lake Gosau - A relaxation paradise for everyone!

Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!

Top Sights

There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.

Adventure tip for nature lovers: Löckermoos high moor

One of the most beautiful high moor lakes in Austria. A special natural spectacle for early risers. The sunrise over the small moor lake is unique. An unforgettable experience on your hiking holiday in Gosau! Fascinating impressions for all hiking enthusiasts! Also easy to get to with the slow train.

Theme world "Active Holidays"

"Climbers Paradise“ - The most popular via ferratas in the Salzkammergut

Rugged rock faces, ridges and turrets - the magical fascination can be felt immediately. Whether you are a newcomer, an experienced mountaineer or a passionate climber – you will find it around Lake Hallstatt.


Take a tour by E-Bike around Lake Hallstatt and see the area from a new perspective. The bikes give you extra power and ease the strain on your joints.

Mountain biking

Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around Lake Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.

Canyoning around Lake Gosau

Der Abenteuer- und Funfaktor beim Canyoning ist beeindruckend hoch und die Abwechslung ist riesig. Abseilen, Sprünge ins Wasserbecken, auf Wasser geformten Rutschbahnen gleiten und wandern durch eine beeindruckende Natur.

Theme world "Hiking & unforgettable mountain moments"

Sound of nature: Best of Hiiking in the Salzkammergut - trails for every level

You will be spellbound by the magic world of the Dachstein and the other landmarks in the Inner Salzkammergut. Explore the most beautiful spots of this region on numerous small romantic paths and trails or on comfortable and well developed hiking trails.

See and experience more with Betty

The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!

Mountain events in the Salzkammerut

Breakfast on the mountains - guided hikes. The mountains are there to be conquered! From you. And we have the best mountain events for you. this is your time These are your mountains. Do something outside

Tourist train Gosau - This is how hiking is fun!

A special experience for both young and old alike. Slowly and unhurried through the Gosau Valley - time is irrelevant at the tourist train in the Gosau Valley!

Themenwelt "Kids & Family"

A new adventure every day: Experiences for the whole family in the Salzkammergut

The Nature and Mountain Adventure World offers many exciting adventures with plenty of things to explore and lots of exercise. And the kids will not be the only ones standing in awe at the Adventure World of Koppenbrüller Cave.

Adventures with Bruno the Bear

Bruno, the bear, awaits his little fans, not just in winter; in summer too he provides any amount of fun for little hikers. There’s nothing like being up on the Alpine pasture and running around the green meadows and superb adventure playgrounds with Bruno!

Visitors of all ages can experience the world of miners and salt in a completely new way with Sally in the Altaussee salt mine. The family experience for everyone from the age of 4.

Grünberg “Flitzer" Summer Toboggan Run

Speed & fun await big and small tobogganing fans on the Grünberg mountain near Gmunden on Lake Traunsee. Adrenalin kick along 1.4 km - whether with mum, dad or alone - a great excursion tip for those who feel the need for speed

Event calendar & theme worlds

To keep an overview: The calendar of events for the region

What's going on in the Salzkammergut? All events at a click. Our event calendar at a click. From conventions to concerts. From nature to culture. Here you will find events in Obertraun, Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Bad Ischl. From tradition to hiking. The choice is yours!

Traditional Events in the Salzkammergut

Genuine and down-to-earth, varied and unusual - the traditional events in the Salzkammergut. This is how you get to know the country and its people! Come and see!

Hiking with real folk music: Alm-Musi-Roas on the Zwieselalm in Gosau

Handmade down-to-earth music and culinary delicacies - the perfect combination for a relaxing day on the Zwieselalm high above the Gosau Valley. The mountain hut hosts look forward to your visit.

Art & Culture Events in the Salzkammergut

The best of classical music, poetry, jazz, Austropop, theatre and customs through to cabaret and operetta. The best cultural events in the Salzkammergut at a click. Always up to date!

Theme world "Service & information"

Why pay a lot? Reach for the Salzkammergut Summer Card during your holiday. You can save a lot of money!

For all bargain hunters. Available at any tourist office. Free for stays of three nights or more. Save on mountain cable cars or tourist sights. Pick up the Salzkammergut Card now. A good choice!

Tourist Office Gosau

Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with News from the Dachstein Salzkamm

Parken in GosauParking in the Gosau Valley

The extensive Gosau Valley, in the heart of Austria, has numerous parking spaces. Whether hiking, biking or winter sports - there is almost always a suitable parking option near you. You can find more about "Parking in Gosau" in this article.

Information - Anything you want to know – at a glance

Whether you plan on staying in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region for several days or a mere few hours, whether you travel by yourself or with friends and family – we supply detailed information for your visit in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.

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